Ars Electronica Center
Deep Space LIVE: William Turner in Tate Britain
(Linz, April 14, 2015) Art historian Martin Hochleitner will conduct a virtual tour of the Tate Britain museum in London at the next Deep Space LIVE on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 8 PM. The focus will be on the works of William Turner, one of the leading lights of the Romantic movement in English painting. It’s made possible by the Google Art Project, a great way for internet users to visit museums all over the world and enjoy close-up views of countless art treasures.
About Martin Hochleitner
Art historian Martin Hochleitner was born in 1970 in Salzburg. From 1993 to 2000, he was on the staff of the Province of Upper Austria’s cultural affairs agency, and, together with Peter Assmann, director of the Galerie im Stifterhaus. Since 1997, Martin Hochleitner has also taught in various capacities at Linz Art University. In 2000, he was named director of the Landesgalerie Linz at the Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum and held that position until 2012. Since September 2012, Martin Hochleitner has been director of the Salzburg Museum.
Deep Space LIVE
The Ars Electronica Center is now hosting a Deep Space LIVE event every Thursday (except holidays) at 8 PM. Each presentation will feature ultra-high-definition imagery in 16×9-meter format and will be accompanied by expert commentary, entertaining stand-up repartee, and musical improvisation. Whether great works from the history of art, space travel, journeys of discovery in the Nanoworld, or a live concert is what you’ve come to behold, Deep Space LIVE stands for enlightening entertainment amidst breathtaking worlds of imagery. Admission is €2. Holders of a valid Museum ticket are admitted free of charge.
Ancient Rome. Agrippina Landing with the Ashes of Germanicus / Google Art Project / Printversion